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Changing firms can be complicated. Here's what we've learned from hundreds of advisors who have changed Broker Dealers and RIAs. These resources and thought-provoking articles are intended to help you consider your future path toward changing broker dealers, joining a team, finding a successor, or launching a new RIA.

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What Financial Advisors Need to Know Before Going RIA

These are common misconceptions in the financial industry that have held back advisors from leaving their broker-dealer behind and launching an RIA.

What Financial Advisors Need to Know Before Changing Firms

These are the 12 best practices to keep in mind if you are a financial advisor considering a transition to another firm.

What Financial Advisors Need to Know Before Accepting An Offer

An offer to join a new firm can come in forms you might not be expecting. Learn how to use these offers to your benefit and avoid disappointing surprises.

What Are The Most Important Steps to Consider When Launching Your Own RIA?

Get a better idea of what it will take to ensure you have everything in line to launch your own RIA.

Have You Considered the Human Side of a Financial Firm Acquisition?

If you are an advisor considering a financial acquisition, consider these 5 non-financial, human factors to ensure success.

What Financial Advisors Really Want in a New Firm

We explore the five most attention grabbing, downright irresistible options offered by firms looking to recruit the best and the brightest in the business.

Starting an RIA? Simplify Advisory Compliance with an Outsourced CCO

Financial advisors looking to start an independent practice or RIA can simplify compliance with Joot, an outsourced CCO and technology platform.

Considering Moving Firms as a Financial Advisor? Keep 3 Things in Mind

Keep these 3 key things in mind when thinking about moving or transitioning firms as a financial advisor.

Moving firms as an advisor, but stuck with Alternative Investments?

Financial advisors looking to move firms who have a portfolio filled with non-portable, alternative investments can find solutions with Cox Capital.

Financial Advisors, Get Out of the Penalty Box and Take the Next Step

Financial advisors who feel like they're in the penalty box with lower compensation rates may consider transitioning firms to improve their lives.

Getting the Best Offer: 8 Factors Your Next Firm Will Consider

Unsatisfied? Considering leaving your current practice? Think strategically & evaluate your options with these eight factors your next firm will consider.

Stuck in a Rut and Thinking About Moving to a New Firm? These are Your Next 5 Steps

Considering a transition to a new firm? These five steps can help ease your anxiety, set you up to be more strategic and feel more confident in your move.

A Year Later - Did COVID-19 Break the Wirehouse Model?

The structure of the wirehouse model may have been important in the past, but is it still a good option for financial advisors post-pandemic?

Risk Mitigation for Sole Proprietors: What You Need to Know

Learn what it takes to start your own practice that operates strategically, is compliant with financial regulations, and protects you as an owner.

Financial Advisors: 3 Actions You Must Take Before Switching Firms

Here's a framework for how to put a spotlight on yourself, tactfully negotiate, and get what you're worth when you're looking to join another firm.